Maker: Robert de Vaugondy.
Nouvelle Representation Des Cotes Nord et Est De L'Asie pour servir d'eclaireissement aux Article du Supplement de Encyclopedie qui concernent le passage aux Indes par le Nord.
Black and White Antique Map, showing three views of the North and East coasts of Asia, including Russia, Siberia, Korea, and Japan, with parts of Alaska, by Robert de Vaugondy. Published in Diderot's "Encyclopedie", 1772-1779. Diderot €™s maps were one of the first surveys of comparative cartography, tackling a number of the early misconceptions of the west coast of North America and the Northeastern Asian Coastline. Very good overall antique condition, matted, 11.5 x 14.75 inches.
Item Number: ASI036JR